How can you have fun this weekend without emptying your wallet? Here are our top picks for free and cheap things to do in Broward this weekend.
Entry is free for a free outdoor performance featuring Symphony of the Americas 2 p.m. April 2 in Fort Lauderdale. The event includes an instrument petting zoo. Venue: Huizenga Plaza, 32 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. Information: online
Festivals are plentiful in Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Davie and other towns in South Florida. Some are free, offering budget-friendly activities in winter and spring when the weather is ideal being outdoors. With some events, fees for parking and select activities are extra. Festivals in Broward include: March April Free Earth Day Festival in Sunrise April 1, free Tamarac Arts & crafts festival, April […]
Live entertainment, booths featuring the work of artists and artisans, and food trucks are featured at a free art festival in Tamarac. The event includes robotics demonstrations, activities for kids and dance performances. When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1 and April 2 Where: Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac 33321 Information is on the festival […]
Free events with live bands, food trucks and local vendors are family-friendly and frugal-friendly events in Broward. Margate offers its events first Saturdays February to June from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. t Margate Boulevard and State Road 7. At the events, the featured band performs 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bands include: April 1 Replay Band, lively dance […]
For families thinking about adopting a pet rabbit, a free Bunny Basics workshop is offered in south Broward. Reservations are required for the free educational event 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 8, register online or by phone 954-266-6822 The workshop at Broward Humane Society in Dania Beach focuses on useful information, including rabbit behavior, housing, […]
Fun outdoor spring events and Easter events are offered at local parks in Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Tamarac and other towns in Broward. Most of the events are free. Some include egg hunts, entertainment, activities and photo ops with the Easter Bunny or Spring Bunny. April 1 Easter Bunny, prom dresses & treats in […]
For a fun event with an eco-friendly theme, Sunrise is presenting a free Earth Day Festival. The family-friendly event 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1 includes exhibitors, food vendors and activities for kids. The venue is Sawgrass Sanctuary Park, 237 N. New River Circle, Sunrise 33326 The first 1,500 people receive a reusable shopping tote and a BPA-free water […]
For free weeknight entertainment, savor the sounds of old favorites with a DJ spinning tunes at the beach in Deerfield Beach. Music and dancing are most Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting. The venue is the Deerfield Beach Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 S.E. 21st Ave., Deerfield Beach, 954-480-4200 or 954-480-4429 Other posts you […]
Here are the top free events, discounts and deals for having fun while saving money in Fort Lauderdale and all of Broward this week.
Free live performances are offered occasional Sunday afternoons in winter and spring at a beach park in South Broward. Events include 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 26 Easy Livin’ Duo Bring portable seats or blankets. The venue is South City Beach Park, 1870 S. Ocean Drive, Hallandale Beach 33009. Meter parking is nearby. For information, […]
For doing a kind deed, donating a prom dress, you’ll receive vouchers for free food during an event with the Easter Bunny in Plantation. The free event is 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 1, presented by participating businesses at The Fountains shopping plaza, 801 S University Drive, Plantation 33324. Festivities include photo ops with the […]
Relax on a blanket or portable outdoor seat and savor the sounds of free live entertainment. Music performances are offered occasionally at two outdoor venues in Lauderhill. The tribute bands are featured 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Lauderhill Sports Park, 7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd. Lauderhill. Events include Beatlemaniax March 25 Alter Eagles April […]